department of defense officials as defendants. >> for the past nine years, two months, and 28 days, i have been alone, and i have been silenced. i want my voice back. i will not be silenced any more. >> a similar lawsuit was thrown out in virginia last year, the judge said that the military should handle the system. >> friends and family gathered tonight in a lot to remember a 12 year-old girl whose life was tragically cut short when she was hit by a car and killed while riding her bicycle home from school yesterday. don knapp is at that vigil tonight. >> that is right, although she is a student, the memorial for her is being held at san grant high-school presumably to accommodate the greater community who are coming to pay respects. take a look behind me, this is the memorial that began growing spontaneously yesterday evening after she was hit in traffic and taken to hospital where she eventually died. it appears that an s u v struck the girls was riding her bicycle near here, very close to the spot where we are now. today the principal mary pritchard talks about the accident with cbs 5.